PT Instructor: Landscape Gardening & Horticulture Science

PT Instructor: Landscape Gardening & Horticulture Science

Employer

Cape Fear Community College
411 North Front Street
Wilmington, NC 28401
Phone: 910-362-7000

Job Location

Wilmington, NC

Salary/Grade

Not Displayed

Benefits

None

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Monday, June 27, 2022
Closes: Friday, September 30, 2022

Target Start Date

Monday, June 27, 2022

Expected Work Hours

PT

Employment Type

PT

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education/Training:

  • AAS in Landscape Gardening, Horticulture Science or a closely related field from a regionally accredited college or university.

 

Minimum Experience:

  • At least five (5) years of professional experience in Landscape Gardening, Horticulture Science or a closely related field.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Education/Training, Experience, Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Landscape Gardening, Horticulture Science or a closely related field from a regionally accredited college or university

 

  • At least three (3) years professional  experience in Landscape Gardening, Horticulture Science or a closely related field.

 

  • Some previous teaching experience

Position Description

DEFINITION:

To provide classroom and lab instruction in the Landscape Gardening and Horticulture Science Program for the college.

 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED:

  • Receives general supervision from the Department Chair, Applied Technologies
  • Receives technical direction from the Landscape Gardening and Horticulture Science Program Director

 

Duties & Responsibilities (Essential Functions)

 

ESSENTIAL AND OTHER IMPORTANT FUNCTIONS STATEMENTS:

Essential and other important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

 

Essential Functions:

  • Provide quality current and relevant instruction for workforce preparation in the Landscape Gardening and Horticulture Science Program and activities that incorporate current technology and effective methods of instruction that meet the needs of employers.

 

  • Plan, direct, and participate in the instruction for the Landscape Gardening and Horticulture Science Program; develop supplemental materials and tests; maintain accurate records of student attendance and performance.

 

  • Participate in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies, and priorities in the Landscape Gardening and Horticulture Science Program, including curriculum development and instructional coordination; recommend, within departmental policy, appropriate service and staffing levels; recommend and administer policies and procedures.

 

  • Continuously monitor and evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery methods and procedures; assess and monitor workload, administrative and support systems, and internal reporting relationships; identify opportunities for improvement and review with the Applied Technologies Department Chair.

 

Other Important Functions:

  • Assess material, supply, and equipment needs for the Landscape Gardening and Horticulture Science Program; submit requests to the Program Director for the ordering of supplies

 

  • Coordinate the academic program efforts to recruit and retain students; coordinate the development, review, and revision of program publications, publicity and other community relations’ activities.

 

 

 

  • Coordinate activities with student services in the implementation of the CFCC Landscape Gardening and Horticulture Science Program admission, progression, and graduation policies.

 

  • Coordinate the selection, use and maintenance of equipment and facilities assigned to the program; may identify, negotiate and contract for educational facilities and locations.

 

  • Ensure the adherence to safe and appropriate work practices and procedures.

 

  • Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.

 

Qualifications

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Knowledge of:

 

  • Pertinent Federal, State, and local laws, codes and regulations.

 

  • Principles and procedures of academic and instructional program development and administration in the area of assignment.

 

  • Principles and practices of curriculum development and instructional strategies.

 

  • Current trends, research and development in the area of assignment.

Ability To:

  • Interpret and apply college goals, objectives, policies, procedures, rules and regulations.

 

  • Interpret and apply Federal, State and local policies, procedures, laws and regulations.

 

  • Analyze problems; identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations in support of goals.

 

  • Effectively direct the provisions of the academic area to which assigned in support of the college programs.

 

  • Gain cooperation through discussion and persuasion.  

 

  • Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work

 

  • Interpret and apply CFCC goals, objectives, policies, procedures, rules, and regulations

 

  • Maintain effective audio-visual discrimination and perception needed for:
    1. Making observations
    2. Reading and writing
    3. Communicating with others
    4. Operating assigned equipment
    5. Handling varied tasks simultaneously

 

 

  • Maintain physical condition appropriate to the performance of assigned duties and responsibilities, which may include the following:
    1. Standing or sitting for extended periods of time
    2. Operating assigned equipment
    3. Handling varied tasks simultaneously 
    4. Bending, stooping, climbing, or lifting up to 50 pounds

 

  • Maintain mental capacity, which allow the capability of:
    1. Making sound decisions
    2. Responding to questions
    3. Demonstrating intellectual capabilities

 

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING GUIDELINES:

Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.  A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

 

Minimum Education/Training:

  • AAS in Landscape Gardening, Horticulture Science or a closely related field from a regionally accredited college or university.

 

Minimum Experience:

  • At least five (5) years of professional experience in Landscape Gardening, Horticulture Science or a closely related field.

 

Preferred Education/Training, Experience, Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Landscape Gardening, Horticulture Science or a closely related field from a regionally accredited college or university

 

  • At least three (3) years professional  experience in Landscape Gardening, Horticulture Science or a closely related field.

 

  • Some previous teaching experience

 

 

Supplemental Information

 

Special Instructions to Applicants:

 

  • This position REQUIRES UNOFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS AND/OR TRAINING CERTIFICATIONS be submitted in addition to the application. Please have these documents ready to upload when applying.

 

  • Successful candidates are required to submit official transcripts for all degrees obtained, prior to initial start date of employment. If highest level of education is a High School diploma or equivalent, proof of completion is required.

 

  • Successful candidates who have obtained their education outside of the US and its territories must have their academic degree(s) validated, at their own expense, by an outside credential evaluation service as equivalent to the Baccalaureate or Master’s degree conferred by a regionally accredited college or university in the United States.

How to Apply

Apply online at CFCC Careers Page

Job Post Contact

Anne W. Smith
Director of Human Resources
Cape Fear Community College
411 N. Front Street, Wilmington, NC 28401
http://cfcc.edu/hr
Phone: 910-362-7028 
Email: asmith@cfcc.edu